Tag archive for ‘Pharma business news’
By businessnewstoday On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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Biogen to acquire Pfizer neurology drug in a deal that could reach $600m

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Pharma acquisition news : US biotechnology company Biogen has made a deal with Pfizer to buy the latter’s neurology drug candidate PF-04958242, More...

By businessnewstoday On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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US pharma giant Merck to buy Australian biotech company Viralytics for $394m

Merck acquisition of Viralytics : US pharma giant Merck has made an AUD 502 million ($394 million) deal to acquire Viralytics, an Australian biotech company focused on developing oncolytic immunotherapy treatments More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Roche to acquire US oncology software company Flatiron Health for $1.9bn

Roche acquisition of Flatiron Health: Swiss pharma company Roche is all set to fully acquire oncology software company Flatiron Health in a $1.9 billion deal to speed up development of cancer drugs. A little over More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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Seattle Genetics to acquire Cascadian Therapeutics to boost oncology portfolio

Pharma acquisition news : Seattle Genetics has made a deal of about $614 million to acquire Cascadian Therapeutics, a California-based biotechnology company focused on the development of oncology products, in a More...

By businessnewstoday On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Sanofi to acquire Belgian biotech company Ablynx for €3.9bn

Pharma acquisition news : French pharma company Sanofi has clinched a deal to acquire Belgian biotech company Ablynx for a sum of around €3.9 billion in an all-cash deal. Headquartered in Ghent, Ablynx, which More...

By businessnewstoday On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Sanofi Acquisition of Bioverativ : Sanofi to buy US biotech company for $11.6bn

Pharma acquisition news : French pharma company Sanofi has struck a deal to acquire Bioverativ, a US biotech company for about $11.6 billion to grow its presence in specialty care and strengthen its position in More...

By businessnewstoday On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Takeda offers €520m to acquire European cell therapy company TiGenix

Pharma acquisition news : Japanese pharma company Takeda Pharmaceutical proposes to acquire TiGenix, a cell therapy company in Belgium for €520 million to grow its late-stage gastroenterology portfolio along with More...

By businessnewstoday On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
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Mallinckrodt to acquire constipation drug Amitiza owner Sucampo for $1.2bn

Pharma acquisition news : UK-based Mallinckrodt has agreed to acquire Sucampo Pharmaceuticals along with its commercial and development assets including the constipation drug Amitiza (lubiprostone), for about $1.2 More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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US cancer drug maker Ignyta to be acquired by Roche for $1.7bn

Roche acquisition of Ignyta : Swiss pharma company Roche Pharmaceuticals has signed a merger agreement with Ignyta to acquire the US cancer drug maker for $1.7 billion in an all-cash transaction, in a move to expand More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, December 16th, 2017
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Teva job cuts : Israeli pharma company to remove 14,000 employees

Teva job cuts : Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the Israel-based generic drug maker has announced its decision of removing 14,000 employees across its global operations under a two-year restructuring plan, designed More...